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  1. Analysis, not celebration, required for Brazil-bound El Tri

    Eric Gomez

    It was a flash of brilliance from Raul Jimenez. An impressive run of form that Oribe Peralta rode into stardom. A smattering of spectacular saves from Jose de Jesus Corona. A successful gambit from manager Miguel Herrera, and yes, a little help from ...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  2. America poised for 'final' championship run

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- Despite picking up only a point in their last two matches, Club America has secured the Liga MX's top playoff spot going into the last week of play. Under Miguel Herrera, the team lost only once in their first thirteen league games, an...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  3. After Jimenez's wonder goal: one down, three to go

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- Every last bit of the Estadio Azteca lost its composure. Those of us sent to do a job in the wake of the heavy early evening rain, the standstill traffic, the hordes of nervous, hopeful fans whose allegiance could shift one way or anot...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  4. America aim for first Azteca win vs. Tijuana

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- Of the 18 teams currently in the Liga Bancomer MX, only one has never lost at the Estadio Azteca. This season, no opposing team has left the stadium with a point after four tries. The colossal home of Club America has retained its myst...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  5. Vucetich 'spares' Club America in first Mexico call-up list

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- Just a week after Victor Manuel Vucetich was named Mexico's new national team manager; the former Monterrey boss has turned in his first player list as El Tri prepares to mount its last stand towards Brazil 2014 at the Estadio Azteca n...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  6. Injuries and replacements take over El Tri

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- Jose de Jesus Corona is Mexico's starting goalkeeper. On any given weekend, Corona will suit up for Cruz Azul, the Liga MX's runner-up and its domestic cup winner, and face the likes of Oribe Peralta, Herculez Gomez, Raul Jimenez, Marc...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  7. Five things Mexico must do to beat Trinidad and Tobago

    Eric Gomez

    Mexico's pivotal quarterfinal match against Trinidad and Tobago will pit a rising El Tri against a team hungry for international recognition after crashing out of the 2014 World Cup qualification route. Rivals of the Mexican national team have recogn...

    Blog | July 20, 2013
  8. Mexico 2-0 Canada: El Tri player ratings

    Eric Gomez

    A 2-0 win for Mexico will definitely buy Jose Manuel de la Torre some time following a desperately disappointing loss against Panama, but the Mexican team was far from sharp against a poor Canadian side. Either way, goal scorers Raul Jimenez and Marc...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  9. Will big-name departures force America into shopping spree?

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- As the annual Mexican "Draft" looms less than 24 hours away, Club America fans and employees are saddled with the knowledge that, despite obtaining the Liga MX title little more than a week ago, two of the squad's most important player...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  10. Inspiring performance from Corona, Gimenez, denies America

    Eric Gomez

    MEXICO CITY -- With the forecast calling for a 40% chance of rain, it was not at all surprising to see street vendors out in full force with makeshift ponchos and umbrella hats. With the match fast approaching, the majority of those wearing yellow at...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  11. America wins weird Clasico as Jimenez emerges

    Eric Gomez

    Midway through the first half Sunday in Guadalajara, Chivas had already shuffled through two substitutions and was down to 10 men thanks to a pair of ticky-tack yellow cards pointed in Sergio Perez's direction. If it were any other game, against any ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  12. Cup loss won't dampen America's Liga MX fervor

    Eric Gomez

    Cruz Azul proved to be quite the slump-buster over the weekend, eradicating Club America's two game winless streak and Christian Benitez's shocking form over the first part of the Clausura 2013 season. The Ecuador international now has six goals on t...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  13. Benitezs form a worry prior to Cruz Azul derby

    Eric Gomez

    By all accounts, a quick look at Christian Benitez's stats wouldn't reveal an obvious problem. Sure, he's bequeathed his spot as the team's (and the tournament's) top scorer to Raul Jimenez, but that can also be attributed to the rise in stock of the...

    Blog | February 25, 2013